Lank vs Lant - What's the difference?
As a noun lank
is a link (connection).
As a verb lant is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Slender or thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
* Meager and lank with fasting grown. - .
* Who would not choose ... to have rather a lank purse than an empty brain? - .
* Blacks in the fields, lank'' and stooped, their fingers spiderlike among the bolls of cotton. - 1985 , chapter 1.
(of hair) Straight and flat; thin and limp. (often associated with being greasy)
* Lank hair, long, thin hair. -
(obsolete) languid; drooping.
* Who, piteous of her woes, reared her lank head. -
Alteration of earlier .
(obsolete) To flavor (ale) with aged urine.
(UK, dialect, Northern England) (the card game)
Any of several species of slender marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes''. The common European species (''A. tobianus'') and the American species (''A. Americanus ) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait.